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Murcia wine region: Jumilla, Yecla and Bullas

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Murcia is famous for its beaches and groceries and therefore attracts millions of tourists every year.

Murcia is one of the smallest regions in Spain. Its importance in history is however large, and it has also been vital through history as a key agricultural provider. Murcia has been for centuries a key producer of vegetables. Meat has always been important too. As for wine, it was initially used to provide body to the lighter wines produced in Alicante and Valencia. This role was long forgotten and today Murcia and its flagship Monastrell grape play n important role in the Spanish wine reality.

Wines from Murcia might not be very well-known by the public, yet they are worth discovering. There are many opportunities to do wine tourism in Murcia. Wine routes between Bullas, Jumilla and Yecla are of great interest to the visitor who will be surprised by the variety of wineries and sites to visit. Murcia is the home of the Monastrell grape variety.

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1- jumilla wine region.

Few fans of Jumilla wines are aware that  phylloxera  reached the region. It did, but not when the bug destroyed the vineyards in Europe. In the case of  Jumilla , the arrival of the bug happened one century later, in 1988!

A few visionaries thought the disaster could turn into an opportunity. Vines needed replanting and a good choice was made by re-introducing quality  Monastrell clones . Jumilla, once a land dedicated to exports and production of wine in bulk was about to initiate a revolution that still continues today.

The strategy from a winemaking perspective implied a few changes: earlier picking to retain acidity, longer maceration, cooler fermentation, and careful aging. The results were surprising and a good match to seekers of richly ripe and fruity wines. You can enjoy a  Jumilla wine tour  at some of the wineries in Jumilla. The most beautiful wineries are located in the area known as Carche, a natural protected area. Car is needed to reach el Carche though since it is located at some 10 minutes drives from the town of Jumilla. 

Jumilla has a clearly defined terroir.  The wine region is named after the town of Jumilla. It is a small town, with not much charm, despite it offers to the visitor a great view of the remainings of an ancient castle at the top of a steep hill.

Vineyards are located between 400 and 800 meters in height (1,300 and 2,625 feet). Vines are planted on light, sandy soils that cover a bedrock of limestone.

The countryside offers not just vineyards, but also olive trees and almond trees.  Monastrell  is the main grape planted, but you can also find tempranillo (known as cencible here), Garnacha Tinta, and Garnacha tintorera. Foreign grape varieties like Cabernet Sauvignon or Petit Verdot are also planted. Amongst white grapes, we find Airen, Macabeo, and Pedro Ximenez (this last grape is mainly found in the  sherry wine country ) and it is used to produce sweet wines with overripe grapes.

Vineyard in the wine region of Jumilla in Murcia, Spain

2-Yecla wine region

This wine region only covers a town (this is the only such case in Spain) and it is located a few kilometers east of Jumilla. Yecla has produced wine for centuries and was an important center for the wine trade. Far from being a tourist attraction and with not much cultural interest, its wines compensate. Vineyards are located between 400 to 700 meters in height and the soil is similar to the one in Jumilla. Monastrell is also here the main grape. Yecla owes a considerable debt to one winery: Bodegas Castaño, which efforts have contributed to putting Yecla on the map. Wines are not very different from the ones in Jumilla. Maceration carbonica is also used here, and great attention has been put to aging. Yecla offers overall fantastic value and quality has only increased in recent decades.

3-Bullas wine region

Bullas is the most recent Denominacion de Origen in Murcia. Unlike Yecla, Bullas covers a vast region that includes 8 towns and villages, including Mula.

Bullas offers more tourist attraction than Jumilla and Yecla. It is a small market town with narrow streets, small churches, and squares.

The wine region of Bullas is split into 3 areas: northeast, central, and western. The higher altitude and wine production decrease from west to east. The vineyards are located between 800 and 400 meters in height and Monastrell accounts for up to 90 percent of the vineyard.

Bullas. Views of the church and hill. Murcia, Spain

4- Wine route in Jumilla and Yecla, land of the Monastrell

Jumilla – Yecla – Pinoso - Jumilla (80 km)

In this route, you can visit remarkable bodegas and admire a landscape that gets its personality from a high concentration of vineyards. The distinctive Monastrell grape is grown to produce tasty and powerful wines.

From the Castle of Jumilla, on top of the hill, you may admire the great views of the town as well as of the mountainous landscape which shows the border of the vineyards.

Many of the wineries which used to be in the town have moved to the outskirts and have therefore built beautiful château-type buildings surrounded by vineyards, such as Casa de la Ermita. Others have remained in the town center, such as Bodegas Silvano García.

Yecla holds 10% of the vineyard belonging to the DO Jumilla, as well as its own Denomination of Origin: D.O. Yecla, comprising Bodegas Castaño, famous for its innovative wines. To visit wineries in Yecla, you must take the road MU404 which goes across the vineyards. You will soon get to Monte Arabí, where you can enjoy nice views and see cave paintings. Outside the town we recommend you visit Bodega Señorío de Barahonda, which also has a restaurant where you can enjoy both its design and good food. You shouldn´t leave Yecla without stopping at Jumilla Castle.

Pinoso is part of Alicante. It is located close to the mountains of Sierra del Reclot which are 1.043 m at their highest. It is a pretty and welcoming town, and it boasts a variety of natural spots, such as the woods of la Sierra de Salinas and of Reclot.

Although it is not a major destination for wine tourism, we have included it in the Jumilla route because it provides a good opportunity to do rural tourism.

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We’ve renovated the ancestral family home, la casa de los abuelos, in order to tell the story of our family in a very novel way and offer you an experience that will stimulate your senses..

Visit us and discover our bodega’s fascinating evolution and the indelible mark left by the three generations who have shaped it. Discover our vineyards first-hand and share in our most intimate winemaking secrets.

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Tour of the vineyards closest to the bodega & bodega Tasting with 3 wines + EVOO + traditional Jumilla tapa.

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Wine Tour + Lunch at La Casa de los Abuelos Tasting with 3 wines, two tapas, a cheese board, and traditional Jumilla confectionary.

€32 per person.

Wine Tour + ‘Raíces Menu’ at La Casa de los Abuelos A three-course menu and an aperitive paired with 4 wines. The meal starts with an EVOO and home-grown almond tasting, followed by three starters and a main course to choose with dessert to finish.

€50 per person.

Wine Tour + ‘Zarcillo Menu’ at La Casa de los Abuelos Our most comprehensive menu paired with 5 wines. This tasting menu takes you on a culinary adventure through some of our region’s most traditional fare with dessert and petit four to finish.

€68 per person.

THE ESTATE CROPS

The ‘trinity’ crops of the high-plains of murcia.

The principal grape variety grown in our vineyards is Monastrell, which, due to the composition of the soils and the climate, is ideally located in Jumilla. This exceptional enclave enables the variety to develop its characteristic flavour and colour, which are both synonymous with quality. The vineyards are also planted with other varieties that have adapted well to the conditions in the region. We are currently in the process of recovering old Monastrell vineyards in the north of the Jumilla region, between the sierras of Cingla and Peñarubia.

Olive Groves

Many of our olive groves, which are mostly planted with the Arbequina variety, were planted by Paco Pacheco. The Pacheco Family patriarch chose the plots very carefully opting to plant the trees in poor, stony soils on the slopes of the valley where they are exposed to intense sunlight. We are currently in the process of expanding our olive groves to incorporate new varieties in various areas in the valley around the bodega.

Almond Trees

There are over 100 hectares planted with different varieties of almond trees that have adapted well to the region’s soils and climate: the traditional Atocha variety and other late-budding, short-growth cycle varieties such as Guara, Ferranduel and Ferrangnés. We are currently in the process of planting new varieties as well as transitioning the whole estate over to organic cultivation – a project we started in 2020.

Adress: Road N-344 km 52,7 Paraje Estrecho de Marín 30529 JUMILLA. Murcia. Spain Highway A33: Murcia>Jumilla: exit 19 Jumilla>Murcia: exit 25 Telephone: +34 968 921 225 Email: [email protected]

– Wine Tourism Department: 610 900 220 / 611 666 397. [email protected] (María & Magui)

– Export Department: 627 881 824. [email protected] (Fernando)

– Domestic Sales Department: 673 939 012. [email protected] (Jose)

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– SHOP: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday: open only in the morning. Closed Friday and Sunday. – WINE TOURISM: Closed from Thursday to Sunday

OPENING TIMES

– Shop: · Monday to Friday 8:00 till 14:00 and 16:00 till 19:00 h. · Saturdays: 8:00 till 14:00 h. (Saturdays of July and August: closed). · Sunday: closed.

– Office and deliveries: · Monday to Friday 8:00 till 14:00 and 15:00 till 17:30h

– Wine tourism: Monday to Friday: · Basic visit: 10:30 and 11:30 h. · Visit + menu at Casa de los Abuelos: 11:30 and 12:30 h.

Saturday, Sunday and some holidays: · Basic visit: 10:30 h. · Visit + menu at Casa de los Abuelos: 12:30 and 13:00 h.

Visits only with advance reservation and until full capacity is reached.

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On Murcia’s Monastrell Wine Route Through Jumilla, Bullas and Yecla

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Updated: 10th December 2020

The thought of travel to  Spain  stirs up a lot of inspiration. The fascinating and outlandish architecture of Gaudi, the imposing and impressive Moorish Alhambra, the rugged mountains of the north and the seemingly never-ending famed coastline of golden sands. But Spain is as much about the experiences as about witnessing, and you can’t talk about Spanish experiences without turning discussions to food and wine.

Cuisine and vinification are at the very soul of this country, from the leisurely morning café con leche catching up with compatriots, to the indulgent lunches which bring families and friends together. Playing a starring role for centuries on the Spanish tables are the country’s great wines – Rioja, Cava, Albariño – all of which are famous across the world.

Lesser-known internationally is Monastrell, a rich ruby red hailing from the Region of Murcia. Both delicious and affordable, this low-sprawling grape is mainly harvested in three Denominación de Origen in the region, which when combined make up the Murcia Wine Route. If you are looking for a lesser-known grape and a lesser-visited destination, it’s time to turn your attention here.

Hop between uncrowded wine cellars, indulge in lavish tasting and pairing menus at reasonable prices, and meet first-hand the wine-makers of this arid, dry region – the micro-climate very much giving the grape it’s a unique flavour.

Spanning across the municipalities of Yecla, Jumilla and Bullas, this wine route will take you from traditional underground cellars to modern and funky wine producers. It’s fair to say that Monastrell has become one of my favourite wines, in fact, it’s the only wine I regularly get imported to enjoy at home.

Agriculture has always been a huge focus in the  Region of Murcia  and is an impressive achievement given the arid soil. In the 17th-century orchards starting to convert to vineyards, however, it’s still often called ‘Europe’s Orchard’ due to the sheer number of fruits grown here. While whites and roses are on the menu, it’s the red wines that really shine here.

Wine events  are held year round depending on the season. From one of the longest harvests in Spain (usually late August to early November) to Tapas Months and Easter Celebrations, timing your visit to the Murcia Wine Route to include one of these events is very advisable.

Here’s a quick guide of my favourite vineyards, and places to stop on the Murcia Wine Route.

Barahonda Winery in Yecla, Murcia

Located in the northeast of Murcia, we started our Murcia Wine Route self-driving tour here. This is because we planned for a late boozy lunch at a restaurant in Yecla, so booked a night close by so we didn’t require to drive, taxis are available in all the communities – please be responsible when tasting and driving.

The Denominación de Origen of Yecla is a dry area like much of Murcia, categorised by the long hot summer days and the cold winters. We visited in Spring, and while this is an affordable time to visit, don’t expect picture-perfect photos of the vineyards. Monastrell grows low to the ground and spreads out, so after the harvest, when the vines are bare, you’ll see rows and rows of stumpy looking trees and not much else – although the Almond tree blossoms are a beautiful sight to make up for this.

The majority of the wine produced in Yecla is Monastrell, with some other groups and whites produced although these are harder to find. Yecla itself is my favourite place on the wine route, with some cute bars, great taps, and a nice town as well as the wineries.

Barahonda Winery

While it was our second stop of the day, Barahonda was by far my favourite winery experience on this trip so I’ll mention it first.

Located just outside Yecla centre, this beautiful estate has been family-run for close to a century. They have a 150-hectares growing area, a wonderful tasting room, and offer tours of the modern bottling facilities – the bonus is the award-winning restaurant. Even with such a large area, they still buy grapes from local vineyards to support their production. This is due to their main focus on Monastrell as a premium quality grape, and to meet their growing export demand – now above 90%.

Barahonda Restuarant

The family-run winery produces mainly Monastrell, but also has one white and one rose on its books. Antonio and Alfredo, the sons of the founder now run the business, and I was lucky to spend some time with Sandra Puche, an expert on Barahonda as she took me through the estate.

With a mix of French and American oak accompanying their stainless steel vats, the flavours of the 15 different reds at Barahonda all speak for themselves. A particular focus here is some of the organic and vegan wines produced, with attention to details such as cotton labels on the organic wines.

Upstairs at the Guia Sol awarded restaurant you are in for a treat, with extensive tasting and wine pairing menus and our lunch was an unbelievable €40 – a far cry from what you might pay in the Rioja region or France for example.

The 6-course lunch, with wine pairings, featured local dishes presented in creative ways, from the most delicious cod I’ve ever eaten (sorry to any Portuguese reading!) to the unique ‘desert room’ where you could choose from an array of wine deserts,  Barahonda  is an absolute must-visit on the Murcia Wine Route.

Traditional wall vats at Castano Winery

Castano Winery

Before visiting Barahonda, we stopped by  Castaño Winery  located in Yecla itself. This makes it easy for those who don’t want to drive, as you can simply walk there.

Our guide, Raquel Ortuño, who has taken care of the wine tours and tasting for over a decade, led us around the tour of the Bodega which lasted about 90-minutes.

Visiting the production areas and tasting rooms, you can see some of the original vats built into the wall and ceiling, before sampling four of the estates best wines.

Be sure to sample the 100% Monastrell wine Hurcula, which is the Roman name for Yecla – this is one of my go-to wines now, as my local supermarket now stocks it. It’s a great pairing with meatier meals.

To visit the vineyards of Castaño you can take a driven tour for around 10-kilometres out of the town, and the sweeping vistas of the vines against the mountains are one of the most beautiful you’ll see.

A wine tasting room in Murcia Spain

What else to visit in Yecla

During my visit, I was lucky enough to enjoy the Yecla Tapas Route, an annual festival where local restaurants offer a glass of indigenous wine, and a good-sized tapas dish for a wallet-friendly €2.50. Be sure to pick up your ‘passport’ and work your way through all the participating restaurants, stomach allowing, as the food was extraordinary quality and value throughout the Murcia region – it was a bit of a challenge after our late lunch at Barahonda, but we rose to it.

Around the town, there are a few cultural attractions of note. The imposing and beautiful Basilica of La Purísima is worth a visit, while a stroll around the quiet and quaint streets will take you past small churches, and green plazas.

Tapas route in Yecla

Where to stay in Yecla

Wanting the full winery experience, I booked us into  Casa Rural El Llano Quintanilla . Located a bit out of the centre, this did mean a taxi was needed, but if you want a characterful apartment with a couple of bedrooms, a large lounge, and even self-catering facilities set amongst a small family vineyard, this is an authentic pic.

Casa Rojo Winery in Jumilla

The most well known of the Denominación de Origen in Murcia, Jumilla provides another fantastic tasting stop on the Murcia Wine Route.

The town itself is flagged by the Jumilla Castle, a fortress sitting in prime position and offering incredible views of the surrounding winery’s, most of the tasting rooms and production spaces are on the town limits.

I’ll be honest, it started raining very heavily when we arrived at Jumilla, so we didn’t get to see much of the town itself, but my research seemed to imply most activities around here are wine and bodega focused – but luckily the rain didn’t stop our tasting journey from continuing.

Casa Rojo Winery

The  Casa Rojo  winery is a modern, glass-faced building that looms out of the vineyard as you approach it down the dirt-track.

Casa Rojo

Combining traditional vats with modern stainless steel, historic touches with funky wine labels and re-purposed barrels as tables, it’s very much a ‘chic’ bodega to visit on the Murcia Wine Route. The wall of accolades on entrance reassures you these are wine markers that certainly know their stuff.

For around €50 you can enjoy a wine tour of the estate and facilities with expert Fran, followed by a delicious six-course tasting menu with pairings served by the lovely Mari Carmen Celdrán, a fantastic chef who was beyond welcoming. The stand out wine for me here was the Macho Man, complete in bottle depicting the character. There is a lot of personality and passion served up in the styling of the wines here, thankfully not at the expense of their taste.

Vines seen from above in Bullas

Bullas is an alternative starting point, doing the above route in reverse, with the added bonus of the wine museum in Bullas which can fill you in on the history of the region and the grape, although you’ll need a grasp of Spanish.

The third Denominación de Origen in Murcia, Bullas has a variety of different climates and soils, so the vineyards in this region tend to have some slight differences in their grapes, noticeable to the trained taste-buds I was told.

The higher altitude of the town is accompanied by rolling mountains, many vineyards and orchards, and amongst these, you’ll find plenty of Roman excavation sites. Of course, the main reason people venture here though is to sample and learn more about the wine.

Lavia Winery

The final stop on our drive of the Murcia Wine Route was around 20-minutes outside Bullas. Driving through olive trees and almond blossoms, we crossed the rugged rock and arid land, amazed at how a delicious grape thrived in these circumstances. We were welcomed to  Bodega Lavia  by the friendly Gemma Gavin, who showed us around the site before bringing us to the tasting room, with wide windows looking out on the estate.

“We are a very small winery; our philosophy is we prefer the quality to the quantity”  said Gemma, as she poured me another glass of their delicious Lavia Plus ruby red.

“We prefer the soul of Lavia in our wines. We prefer the terroir in our wines. We don’t use a lot of wood or things that can change the taste of the land” . The passion and pride every one we had encountered in Murcia can not be understated, sure the wines were delicious, but the intimate atmosphere of these encounters really made the Murcia Wine Route something special. That and an over-flowing car-boot full of wine!

Lavia Winery Murcia

Visit the Wine Museum in Bullas

In Bullas you’ll find the Wine Museum. A space dedicated to the production and grapes of the Murcia Region. Here you can venture into the basement of the space, and see how wine was traditionally produced in underground terracotta vats. For now, most of the museum is in Spanish, although some information sheets are available in English.

One of the bonuses of starting your wine route tour here is you can collect information on local wine and food events, and your map of the wine route and various wineries that allow public visits.

Inside the wine museum of Bullas

Where to stay in Bullas

Rather than spending the night in Bullas, we decided to continue our road-trip in Murcia and head straight on to the castle-town of Lorca.

In Lorca you can actually  sleep in the castle at the Parador , something I’ve always wanted to do in Spain, so we booked a very reasonable night here where we enjoyed the fantastic restaurant, pools and bizarre feeling of being inside a walled castle at night.

One thing is for sure though; the Murcia Wine Region should be on your radar. Not only is Monastrell a delicious yet relatively unknown grape, but the warmth of the welcome in the region, and the fantastic value for money cuisine makes this a real winner. Enjoy sampling the delicious flavours of Bullas, Jumilla and Yecla.

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Bullas Wine Route

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Bullas Wine Route Association

Avenida de Murcia, 75

Bullas Bullas, Murcia (Region of Murcia)

+34 968657211

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What are the wines like?

Bullas is traditionally a red wine region, but its white and rosé wines are also excellent quality. The red grape variety called Monastrell is very characteristic of Murcia and is the native variety of its Designation of Origin. With compact bunches of small grapes, it has a very intense blue-violet colour. Its colour, bouquet, taste and complexity give these wines their character, as well as properties that are beneficial for our health.

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What I can find

“El Zacatín”, a street market selling traditional artisanal goods, is held on the first Sunday of every month. The landscapes are dotted with vineyards, such as Carrascalejo, which is ideal for hiking thanks to its “North-Western Greenway”. Also visit the natural waterfall at Usero, which is perfect for taking a dip, or Molino de Abajo with its archaeological remains of a Roman town from the 1st century BCE. You can take part in treading the grapes and sampling the gastronomy of Bullas at traditional festivals, such as the Virgen del Rosario or the Fiesta del Vino, in addition to enjoying its exquisite Designation of Origin wines. For more information, enquire at the Bullas tourist office.

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How to get here

The Bullas Wine Route is located in the northwest of the Region of Murcia in the south-eastern Spain, between the regions of Castilla-La Mancha, Andalusia and the Region of Valencia. The district of Bullas has a good road network and is easily accessible from cities such as Madrid (403 kilometres away), Valencia (305 km), Granada (252 km), Albacete (240 km), Alicante (128 km) and Murcia (53 km). If you choose to travel by car, we recommend the motorways A-7 (if you are coming from Andalusia or Levante) and A-30 (if you are coming from Castilla-La Mancha), which both link up with the C-415, leading directly to Bullas. If you prefer to fly, Murcia-San Javier Airport lies 91.8 kilometres away. Bullas is also easy to reach by train, as you will find railway stations less than 50 kilometres away in the cities of Alhama de Murcia (with trains to Valencia and Alicante), Alcantarilla and Calasparra (both with trains to Madrid). Bullas is the town where this wine route unfolds. In this area, which since the Roman Empire has shown great dedication to the cultivation of grapes, you will find museums, vineyards and natural wine cellars where you can learn to appreciate the region's traditions. You can also take part in tastings and samplings of products such as cured goat's cheese paired with local wines. A perfect place to enjoy the open air and the aroma of a wine-producing town that also offers accommodation, restaurants, sports facilities and more. Use the photo gallery to view images of Bullas.

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